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If you believe that a healthy, functioning environment can never be replaced by millions of dollars, then now is the time to contact your Member of Parliament.
With the weekend’s news of the latest oil spill along the California coast, our first thoughts and concerns are for the marine life, including birds, in this biologically rich coastal-marine region of the Pacific Flyway.
Birds Canada held its annual general meeting virtually on September 25. It featured our new President Patrick Nadeau in conversation with video reporter and Birds Canada Board member Thor Diakow. Thank you to everyone who tuned in!
Mitigating and adapting to climate change have emerged as defining challenges of our time. Climate change adaptation is always featured in the recommendations I make to decisions makers in the course of my work to conserve bird habitat in the Fraser River Delta Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA).
The 2021 Great Canadian Birdathon® is a year-long effort to raise needed funds for bird conservation. Every donation will advance the understanding and conservation of birds that spend part of their year in Canada or live here year-round!
“HL”, affectionately known as Helen Louise by our field biologists, is a Piping Plover banded as an adult in 2014 by the Canadian Wildlife Service as part of an ongoing study to better understand this Endangered species.
The Canadian Lakes Loon Survey 40-year Report has been released and the results are telling scientists that the Common Loon, Gavia immer, is experiencing mysterious declines in the number of chicks surviving to adulthood.
Scattered across pockets of remaining habitat in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, you can find one of Canada’s truly outstanding bird species – the Thick-billed Longspur.
During the 2021 field season in northern New Brunswick, our goals were to find new individuals or clusters of Bicknell’s Thrushes on isolated mountaintops that had never been surveyed before.